DECORAH, Iowa – A man who got a fractured skull in a fight has now been sentenced to probation and a fine.
Authorities say Jacob Donald Pambin, 31 of Le Roy, MN, and Jordan Hunter Nelson, 26 of West Union, got into a confrontation in March 2017 at Lake Meyer, south of Calmar. Pambin wound up with a small skull fracture after Nelson hit him in the head with a bat.
Authorities say Pambin threatened Nelson with a steel pipe before getting hit with the bat and he pleaded guilty to assault with a dangerous weapon. He has been ordered to spend two years on probation and pay a $625 fine.
Nelson pleaded guilty to assault causing bodily injury and carrying a weapon. He was sentenced to two years of probation.